Partner - Immigration
Lawrence is an expert in immigration and nationality law with over 25 years’ of experience in this field.
He has been recommended in the Legal 500, ranked in the Chambers and Partners UK Guide and is ranked in the Who’s Who Legal Corporate Immigration report for 2023.
“…a seasoned immigration specialist with expertise in PBS applications, fighting deportation orders and public law challenges to government decisions. Clients say: “He explains things very clearly for me in a way I can understand.” Chambers & Partners UK Guide 2016
Lawrence appreciates the importance of being friendly, approachable, and providing pragmatic advice that offers solutions to your immigration or global mobility needs.
Handling a wide range of individual and business immigration cases, Lawrence has succeeded in securing positive outcomes for his clients including businesses applying for sponsor licences, high-net-worth investors, entrepreneurs, representatives of overseas businesses and applicants in the global talent category.
He has extensive experience in family migration, EEA (EU) applications, and human rights including representation in the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC).
Lawrence will be more than happy to have an initial no-obligation chat to assess whether he can assist you.
Recent cases include:
Advising a multinational company on moving key personnel to the UK as part of the company’s expansion programme. This involved successfully applying for a sponsor licence for the Skilled Worker and Global Business Mobility routes.
Applying for Skilled Worker and Global Business Mobility visas.
Advising an EU company on sending technicians and engineers to the UK, both as employees and sub-contractors, for the installation of major plant and machinery in accordance with the EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement.
Helping a couple navigate the financial requirements for making a successful partner/spouse visa application.
Assisting with an application for naturalisation as a British citizen for a client he initially helped in securing a Global Talent (Exceptional Talent) visa.
“With his expertise, dealing with immigration matters and our global mobility requirements has become more manageable, and we greatly appreciate his contribution to our success.”
“Lawrence is thorough, efficient, encouraging and calm - a perfect mix of the personal and professional. I would recommend him to anyone with immigration issues."
“Lawrence’s thorough approach and meticulous care led to us winning the case. My daughter and I will be reunited, and this will change our lives. I have no hesitation in recommending Lawrence.”
“Lawrence is a skilled immigration lawyer and a pleasure to work with. I would recommend Lawrence’s services to anyone seeking a visa to the UK.”
Corporate immigration including - sponsor licence applications, compliance, challenging suspension and revocation.
Business and work visas including - Skilled Worker, Global Business Mobility, Innovator Founder, Business Visit, UK Global Talent, UK Ancestry.
Personal immigration including – family members, EU nationals, British citizenship, human rights.
Public Inquiry law.
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